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23 year-old kept his head down during most of his court hearing this morning that seemed to reflect the disappointment that his relatives expressed to me about the alleged plot to have them killed. >> this is the glendale heights home where matthew allegedly wanted a hit man to murder his family. >> she has known the family for aeons. they helped him out a >> i do not think anybody would take him in. prosecutors revealed that the former landscaper had been turned in by his reluctance. >> and may tipped off authorities leading to an undercover sting. told the inmates
that his relatives had crossed him for calling police. >> >> the judge as a sign in a public offenderdefender. >> reporting from the page county court and we and. president obama will hold a news conference at 2:00 today. he will discuss recent terror scarce. a new threat forces the united states to pull a staff from pakistan. the united states is urging americans not to travel to the country. officials say it does not appear the latest threat is connected to last week's terrorist alert. the comes a day after bombers attacked a funeral in pakistan.
and bomb alert at the eiffel tower turns out to be nothing serious. hundreds of tourists inaccurate. authorities did not find anything suspicious. the landmark was reopened two hours later. the may >> and who attempted to detonate a massive bomb at the new york fell reserve bank is sentenced to 30 years in prison. he tried to set off a 1,000 lb. bomb in october 2012. he studied cyber security. new charges in the boston marathon terrorist attack, two of the suspects friends are charged with destroying evidence. >> in addition to
five years convicted of conspiracy count. both are from kazakhstan and face the possibility of deportation >> as a result of the historic school closing. >> as you know this has been a hugely controversial effort. the teachers union has not been happy about it along with the school closures. the complaints. top school and administrators and police say that there has been an exhaustive effort throughout the summer to communicate with parents. they insist that the plan to ensure safety for chicago school kids is on track.
>> on track to be fully implemented in every welcoming school. the school chief says back-to- school package will be mailed out. chicago police all of this to keep an eye on students as they cross gang of boundaries. police superintendent makes the point that safe passage routes have already been utilized in 39 schools in chicago and the safety program has worked well police commanders are actively involved in tailoring routes for kids traveling into neighborhoods. >> over the last two
years the highest goals that currently have safe passage have seen an increase in attendance of sanand sun and attendance point. a 20% reduction in reported, activity. these results are significant. the argument is that safe passage has worked already merely an expanding the program >> log on to our web site. have a link of the map and take a look at the specific map that your child will be traveling. >> could help police track down a man
wanted in connection with a violent sexual assault. the incident happened outside of a salon in evanston. surveillance video shows a man grabbing a young woman. action the salon owners cannot arrive at the salon until four hours later and said there were horrified by the assault. police post of the video in the hopes that somebody will recognize the suspect. >> up with a rash of route irobberies. the committee what takes place in like you. residents can me in front of the 7- eleven and halsted. police officers will join of them on a walk and a half dozen armed robbers took place in that area on july alone. in july alone. >> talk to police are looking for the vandals spray- painted a memorial
to fallen officer. the goldstar family is more delicious taste of soldier field. police put out an alert after somebody attacked it with black spray paint. >> try to figure out why a baby dolphin died. the female calf was born last friday. the health started to rapidly deteriorate. staff tried to resuscitate. it is not uncommon for them to die. the zoo will perform tests to find out the cause of death. the man pulled an elderly woman from her smoking car after it crashed into a liquor store. the 84 year-old woman lost control of her car. officials say the alcohol fuels for the broken neck
bottles sparked a fire. the driver of the car things and gas pedal is what caused her to crash into the front of the store. >> to lower the window a little bit. the fumes were too bad for me. somebody came and pulled me out and said we have to get it out. >> automatic sprinklers in the store were able to control the fire until firefighters arrived. >> matt a video of a flash flooding >> dozens of homes have been destroyed.
anybody spots as vehicle they should not go near the vehicle but call police. the fast- moving wildfire in southern california has injured six people and destroyed 26 homes. more than 1400 firefighters are battling the flames. the fire started wednesday and has injured at least five people. the 2000 others have been forced out of their homes. a firestorm of 5000 buildings. flash flooding has parallels several states. one of dollars to states and 50 homes and been evacuated. one man died due to the floods and doesn't have to be arrested. including a baby that you see here ie. >> stan state employees bought one of the three winning
power ball tickets. their work for the ocean county vehicles serviced apartment. employees are expected to come forward next week. right now they're asking for privacy did was hit hard during superstore sanded. >> yesterday the winner of the third took this step forward.ticket step forward. >> almost $450 million. that is a big deal. the jackpot was four under and $48 million.448 million. >> new warning about a new phone scam involving a police impersonator. >> is justice cover a breakthrough in the
>> costa executives their jobs there till the j.p. morgan chase is negotiating final terms. to end a yearlong probe of those derivatives. prepared to say that they oversaw. executives are not likely to admit mistakes beyond but that have already disclosed. also told of how much the bank pays to settle is being debated. stocks dropping this midday. rising home prices are sure making it harder to buy. data from the national association of realtors shows housing
affordability fell for the fifth straight month also higher interest rates. if you get a call from somebody saying that they are a cut or tax collector. usa today reports and a growing scandal that callers are pretending to be police and threatening people with arrest if they do not pay their debt. >> that is the latest in business. >>what a treat. he has sold millions of albums. tomorrow catch him at north halstead. >>thank you for
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before 1130 east coast time. witnesses say a woman who lived in the house ran out screaming. >> the chicago and his final 3d breast cancer barack is currently underway. >> this is one of the cheering stations. also -17. you'll see throughout the park these giant pink ribbons. they are here to greet the walkers. this is the final three they walked. a lot of walker's tell us they wish it did not have to come to this. >> total energy it is life. this summer
support during other people will go to what i have gone door, it is good to see a lot of people held a pit >> the clinic resuscitation is why the foundation canceled walks in seven cities next year. cutting the number of fund raisers in half. the decision comes after the organization suffer a backlash. reversed that decision but still continued to struggle. since the foundation was found they have invested more than $2 billion and not rich programs.
>> she is definitely on my shoulder. she helped me make sure i go out and greet people. i do not want to walk on myself. >> this is my best friend. i've been walking since 2002. this is my 17th walk. while this is the end of chicago and many plan to travel to the cities where the walks will continue. participation has dropped 37% in the last four years. the walkers have to raise a minimum of $2,300 to participate. for a lot of people given the state of the economy they had trouble raising that amount. after 60 mi. east is, at will all end with a closing ceremony at soldier field.
the last two days. those are those prism like colors. northwest of memphis. sends us this gorgeous shot. look at the beautiful almost and alpenglow. the sun set type are re of orange colors. thanks to all of our photographers. a beautiful day going in the area. temperatures already at 80 degrees. it is the 53rd day that we have had an 80. >> and has been interesting the cool weather or least the
dry weather takes up residence. you have been hearing about the flooding in parts of missouri. there has been heavy rain in arkansas and parts of oklahoma, kansas, tennessee. almost 10 in. of rain yesterday. we show you this because the storms are capturing a lot of the northbound moisture. it is one of the reasons that we have had to turn our normal amount of rain kennet. >> hear you can see where the rainfall has fallen most heavily. look at some of these numbers. arkansas 5 in. of rain. charleston misery 3.8 in.. knights of ren and days of burst of heavy rain. it is quite interesting. here
you can see where the big grain will be in the next three days. of the 1800's of an inch forecasted by our models. >> look for these little things to bubble up. 10-20 percent of the area. we're up here 7:25 a.m. tomorrow morning they fade away. will occur when the flash flood watches are up. the eastern sections of tennessee and kentucky. there are down in missouri and arkansas. a key adviser still another day of record heat. at least triple digit heat down to the deep south. yet it is dry. there's a concern about wild fires. that is why red flag warnings out to the west. how's that for a variety of weather.
? temperatures now at 94 at dallas. 93 attacks in mississippi. look at the cooler air and a pool of ear infections of ontario. quite interesting. a high yesterday. the key here has been extraordinary. that is not uncommon in texas to have long strings of warm weather. this has been persistent heat. for us we are in the sun and watching this field of cumulus clouds. those are the ones that might produce scattered thunderstorms. look at this we have had 2.96 in. of rain since july. the normal is quite a bit more than that. this ranks among the driest 27% all year since july 1st to occur here in 142 years of data. only 64% of average. that is why we have been
hearing from folks that it is a little bit dry. rainfall projections but is around half an inch. the amounts never fall evenly. that is assault normal amount of rent. and this summer that has also been a little cooler than average. 6.7 degrees cooler than last summer. only 7¢ a degree below the historic average for summer. it has been a near normal for summer. it seems cool. june july and august have all shown slight deficits. normal highs in the low 80s. these are the
24-hour temperature increases. you could see the wind blowing lightly from the west about single digit philosophies. we will have the pollen count for you. that is well. we will give you the full rundown on the update. a good deal of sunshine filtered by some mixed clout. a couple of isolated sprinkles. may be a brief light shower. higher 81. early shower and partly cloudy tonight. down to 61. cooler in and locations. wind will be from the northwest. mostly sunny and comfortable for the weekend. a great day for the parade and everything else going on outside. maybe atlanta%.
nighttime thunderstorms up on sunday night. the daytime should be nice. low eighties around hairpin beautiful weather. great for barbotine and getting out there. bbq and getting out there. >> was made and on a u.s. marine and promoted to the rank of lance corporal. on the television series, was the name of his drill instructor? >> the answer
>> the bears open the preseason against the carolina panthers tonight. you will not see much from the starters. several young guys will get a lot of playing time. i could sit with minor injuries. out with a concussion. the coach says he will only take a few snaps and the first quarter. the backup will lead the offense. the sox were off yesterday. it was claimed off waivers by the rangers. the sox had three options here deny the claims or they could simply let the rangers have a parent there were discussing deals before the deadline. the attitude is to work out a deal. the sox are home for a doubleheader against the twins to their. the cubs going for a series win. he
struggled. called already down 2-0 in the third when he had to run home run. his fifth. they are down 6-1 in the next his singles and two more runs. he gave up nine earned runs on 11 hits. the cubs get blown out 12-1. a visit st. louis tonight. that is a look and sports.at sports. >> year ago with the first game.here we go with the first game.
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healthy meals we have to get to most of these terminals before and runs up. we're going to make an heirloom tomatoes salad. they come from a farm in the city of chicago what a rich color that the half. a little salt first. a little ground black pepper. next we have cheese from wi sconsin. a nice tangy refreshing flavor. we are going to do some herbs. i like to use as much herbs as possible. a local hydroponic farm.
of creole mustard. keep everything together. a little bit of water in it. a soft boiled egg. a little safer. interesting. kind of a little twist. some corn puree. double corn flavor going on here. do this easily in a blender. you can do it by hand. whisk everything together. drizzle in whatever oil you like. olive oil is fine. all kind of comes together as your own homemade mayonnaise.
>> the shower staying south of us. it is lovely. these are the current temperature is across the midwest. you cannot beat us. at a time of year when we are off and running. perspiring. it is very nice the coolest of dodgers and 74 upton not close the lake. in the city is 75 and appeared a beautiful day. you can see the skyline. cashethe jet stream will circulate from canada. that keeps the hot air add bay. the heat and humidity out of another canadian high pressure. that is a summer canadian high. some storms
passing north of us. you concede a few of those to brush the area sunday night. after monday's sharp and thunderstorms up refund the temperature readings dropping a little the next week. casnext week. >> four months we have had a pattern that has been dominated by air masses in canada. signs that it could be breaking down there could be a pattern change coming. kind of like a below normal summer going. a pretty nice one. have a great weekend and thank you for joining us. >> catch him tomorrow at north halsted market is tomorrow at north halsted market is bi